Butler Slough Ecological Reserve - Tehama Countylast updated: July 2013
  • Tehama County - approximately 6 miles southeast of Red Bluff
  • Phone Number: (530) 225-2300
Special Restrictions:
  • Camping, hunting, and fishing are not permitted.
  • From Red Bluff, take Highway 99 south approximately 6 miles to Electric Avenue; turn left on Electric Avenue and proceed a short distance the Reserve.
  • The Butler Slough Ecological Reserve is 54 acres of riparian and wetland habitat, some of which is reclaimed prune orchard. Antelope Creek borders the property to the east, and Butler Slough borders on the west. Remnants of once extensive valley oak riparian forest are found on the Reserve, surrounded by open grasslands. Natural restoration of the valley oak forest is evident.
Recreational Use:
  • Birdwatching and wildlife viewing are permitted.
  • Species dependent upon riparian forests, and which may be seen here include valley elderberry longhorn beetles, bald eagles, peregrine falcon, Cooper's hawk, osprey, flycatchers, river otters, foxes, bobcats, ringtails, and brush rabbits.
  • Not allowed
  • None
PLEASE NOTE: Area regulations are subject to change. Special restrictions on recreational uses, hunt days and methods of take are listed in the current year's issue of Hunting and Other Public Uses on State and Federal Areas, available at CDFW offices and places where licenses are sold.
  • Field Office Northern Region
    • 619 Second Street
    • Eureka, CA 95501
    • (707) 445-6493
    • FAX: (707) 445-6664

Contact Butler Slough Ecological Reserve - Tehama County

Contact Butler Slough Ecological Reserve - Tehama County

Neil Manji
Regional Manager - Northern Region
601 Locust Street
Redding, California   96001
Phone: (530) 225-2300
Fax: (530) 225-2055


Service Area

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  • Tehama County, California

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